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Table 3 Selected characteristics of malignant prostate biopsies

From: Quantity and quality of nucleic acids extracted from archival formalin fixed paraffin embedded prostate biopsies

Characteristic N = 84
Year of biopsy 1992–1998
Length of tumor, median mm (range) 4.3 (0.2–17.8)
% tumor cells (range) 40 (5–90)
Gleason score
  ≤ 6 4
 3 + 4 9
 4 + 3 15
 8–10 56